• Expert Review Panel Extends Hours To Receive Delegations

    May 24, 2013

    The members of the Expert Panel for The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) Maternal Newborn and Women’s Health and Surgical Models Review will now receive delegations on Friday, May 31 from 7:45 am ‐9:00 pm, an additional four hours than previously planned, to ensure that as many people as possible can participate. The Expert Panel, which is

  • Integration Leadership Committee Members Named

    May 23, 2013

    An Integration Leadership Committee (ILC) has started meeting as the facilitated integration process between The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) and Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS), Centenary campus gets underway. The Integration Leadership Committee, whose membership is composed of senior administrative, medical leadership and board representatives from TSH and RVHS, community representatives and the CEO of the

  • Clinic Changes Made At TSH To Support Right Care In Right Place

    May 23, 2013

    Procedures and programs currently available through three clinics at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) will soon be delivered safely and at the same high level of care in a community setting or at a consolidated hospital location. The initiatives included in TSH’s Operating Plan for 2013-2014, have been confirmed as part of its approved Accountability Agreement

  • Expert Review Panel Members Confirmed

    May 16, 2013

    even individuals, with extensive experience in obstetrics, paediatrics, surgery, anesthesiology, nursing, midwifery and community leadership, have been named as members of the Expert Panel reviewing The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) Maternal Newborn and Women’s Health, and Surgical Models. The panel has been put in place in response to the Central East Local Health Integration Network’s (Central

  • Chair Will Continue To Lead TSH Board

    May 14, 2013

    Stephen Smith, Chair of The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) Board of Directors will continue in his role for the next year. Originally appointed to the Board in June 2008, Smith served as Vice Chair until his selection as Chair in September 2011. Consistent with the TSH’s Board By-laws, the Board has decided to extend Smith’s term

  • Hospital Moves Forward With Approved Phase 2 Operating Plan Initiatives

    May 2, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) will implement an additional 61 expense- reduction initiatives as part of its Phase 2 Operating Plan to deal with a projected $17 million budget shortfall in 2013-2014. The shortfall is a result of changes to the provincial funding formula for hospitals and inflationary costs. As the hospital incurs about $300,000 per

  • Scarborough Volunteer Recognized For Delivering Compassionate Patient Care

    April 26, 2013

    Terri Bradshaw, a volunteer with The Scarborough Hospital’s Regional Renal Centre, was presented with a Human Touch Award (HTA) from Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) on April 25. The HTAs honour frontline cancer and renal healthcare professionals, providers and volunteers who provide exemplary and compassionate care in Ontario. Bradshaw has always gone the extra mile for

  • The Scarborough Hospital Doing Its Part To Support Organ Donation

    April 22, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) is hosting a registration drive as part of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week. Staff, physicians and volunteers have registered their consent as part of TSH’s Gift of 8 campaign. In Ontario, there are nearly 1,500 people waiting for an organ. Every three days, someone dies waiting for an organ.

  • The Scarborough Hospital Achieves Exemplary Status With Accreditation Canada

    April 18, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has been recognized for its “commitment to ongoing quality improvement” with the revising of its standing from Accredited to Exemplary Status for its three‐year designation from Accreditation Canada. In November, TSH hosted five Surveyors and underwent a rigorous week‐long evaluation of both the General and Birchmount campuses. In the report from

  • Hospital Moves Forward with Approved Operating Plan Initiatives

    April 11, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) continues to develop initiatives to deal with a projected $17 million budget shortfall in 2013-2014, which is a result of changes to the provincial funding formula for hospitals and inflationary costs. All Ontario hospitals are required to develop an annual Operating Plan, which outlines the activities undertaken during the fiscal year